Do you remember what life was like when you were in your late teens and early twenties?
If you were anything like me, you had extraordinary dreams and expectations of what life was going to be like.
Almost … a little fairy-tale-ish … if I had to be honest with myself.
I remember one instance from this time in my life that left me simultaneously feeling shaken and excited.
I entered Walmart to run a quick errand. The Walmart greeter welcomed me to the store … just like he had with all those who entered before me.
After greeting me, he took a second look at me and stopped me. His face had changed from the generic greeter smile to one of serious wisdom.
“I don’t know why I am telling you this, but I feel like you need to hear it,” he shared, with an authority I can only relate to that of the “prophets of old.”
“Don’t settle for anything less than God has for you. God wants you to...
Want to know something really neat?!
You are 100% lovable. Always have and always will be.
There is nothing that you need to do different or change to be loved more.
Really, this world needs more love. I know it sounds cliché but it’s true. If we all could just see each other’s innate worth and lovability, can you imagine what this world would be like? What if we were all just confident in who God made us and loved ourselves even? Not in an arrogant way, because arrogance is not love, but in a self-confident way. Self-confident love is knowing your worth but recognizing everyone around you has the same worth.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Colossians 3:14
You should really love yourself in a self-confident way. I recommend it. It doesn’t matter if someone else doesn’t love you. Loving yourself is about giving yourself the...